Safety Promotion (2)

14th – 18th of March 2016
Krapihovi, Tuusula (Helsinki region), Finland

The participants are a multidisciplinary group, for example, engineers, psychologists, social scientists, physiologists, medical doctors, authorities, consulting firms, or safety experts.

About this course

This international course focuses on new approaches in safety research – what are the key factors behind well going safe and errorless work. The course covers the research of all kinds of accidents, e.g. occupational, home and leisure, and traffic accidents as well as major accidents. The different disciplinary backgrounds have been a clear advantage for the course. The participants represent different types of organisations. This diversity of backgrounds has given strength to the course and we expect a similar mix of people on this course as well.

Price information

The price of the course consists of the course fee of EUR 500
and the day package of choice.

Day package I

This package includes:

  • conference facilities and technical equipment
  • course material
  • coffees, lunches
  • dinners and the social program on Tuesday.

We strongly encourage you to take part in the social program, as this is a vital part of the NIVA course experience. We believe in the power of networking (between people) and strive to create an inspiring possibility for that through the social program.

The total price of the course is EUR 950 (course fee EUR 500 + day package fee EUR 450).

EUR 450

Day package II

This package includes:

  • conference facilities and technical equipment
  • course material
  • coffees and lunches.

Kindly note that the day package II does not include dinners nor the social program.

The total price of the course is EUR 700 (course fee EUR 500 + day package fee EUR 200).

EUR 200

Accommodation

26th – 28th of October 2020 at Hotel Hanaholmen, Espoo, Finland.

To book a room from the block kindly make the reservation directly to the hotel by email to reception@hanaholmen.fi using the booking code “NIVA” (available until 2.10.2020).

Single The room price for a single standard room is EUR 115/night (including breakfast, morning sauna and access to the pool) and the price for a double room EUR 134/night (including breakfast, morning sauna and access to the pool). room: 128 €/night (including breakfast).

The block reservation will be available until 2nd of October 2020.

EUR 115 – 134 / night

Course objectives

The objectives are to give the participants up-to-date information on accidents and their prevention and on success factors in safety promotion. Special attention is given on the proportion of human factors, and safe behavior resilient work processes and work environment. What that means in safety research traditions? Basic concepts will be explained and discussed. The focus is in methodological issues. Good research practices will be explored.

This course has been accepted as a theoretical course (15 hours) demanded in the medical specialist education in the training programs of occupational health services, at the University of Helsinki in Finland. The acceptance is valid for the specialist training programs at the Faculty of Medicine of all Finnish universities

THEORIES OF OCCUPATIONAL ACCIDENTS


General course fee information

The courses and workshops vary in price. Please note that the course fee does not cover meals or accommodation. The course fee and day-package fee are invoiced after the registration deadline. Travel arrangements Please refrain from booking any tickets until we have confirmed the course. The confirmation, which will be sent after the registration deadline, will include detailed information on the payment of the course fee and day-packages, as well as information on accommodation options and practical arrangements. Please note that you are not insured by NIVA.


Subject background

The series of Safety Research courses started in early nineties as there were young people entering the field of safety research and working towards a PhD degree. The Safety Research course was planned for people who either aim to become researchers or who use research results in their work. The participants are a multidisciplinary group, for example, engineers, psychologists, social scientists, physiologists, medical doctors, etc.

Course leader

Tuula Räsänen

Tuula Räsänen

  • Senior Specialist, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, FI

Course lecturers

Anna-Maria Teperi

  • Research Professor, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, FI

Antti Leino

Jeanette Hounsgaard

Jorma Saari

Nadezhda Gotcheva

Pete Kines

  • Senior researcher, The National Research Centre for the Working Environment, DK

Timo Juhani Lajunen

Tore Johan Larsson

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